| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:38 AM
As Congress considers legislation aimed at limiting lawsuits filed by so-called patent "trolls" — those who collect patents solely so they can sue others for infringing upon them — there is another kind of intellectual property abuse that...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- The European Union has launched an investigation into the pay TV deals of the Hollywood majors.
The probe -- which is being carried out by the EU's executive arm, the European Commission -- will look at licensing pacts inked by the majors...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court became the first in the nation to rule that prospective jurors may not be excluded because of their sexual orientation, a decision that expands juror protections beyond race and gender and provides legal...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Here’s a look at the possible sanctions the NBA could impose on Donald Sterling in the wake of racist remarks allegedly made by the Clippers owner:
1. A fine. It’s safe to assume Sterling will be opening his checkbook as part of any...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:25 PM
If NBA owners ultimately vote to oust Donald Sterling and the embattled Clippers boss decides to fight back, the resulting litigation could drag on for years and set a precedent for American professional sports, legal experts said Wednesday.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Senators grilled Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives on an array of competitive concerns over their proposed merger at a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, but one of the most frequently asked questions was very simple: Will consumers see higher...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Comcast exec VP David L. Cohen defended Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, saying that it is "a lot less scary, a lot less large and a lot less complicated than some people would like to make it."
"When you think about it, in the video...
| Mar 31, 2014
Imagine famous football coaches and professional athletes taking a 50% salary cut. University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban's annual salary would be a mere $3.5 million or so. Angels baseball star Albert Pujols would earn just $8 million a year....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:12 PM
The days of the conventional supermarket are numbered.
Safeway Inc.'s announcement Thursday that private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management would acquire the company in a deal valued at about $9.4 billion is the latest sign from the troubled grocery...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers finally liked the look of Men's Wearhouse's takeover offer as the Hampstead-based retailer accepted a $1.8 billion buyout Tuesday.
The deal would pay Bank's stockholders $65 a share cash, $10 more than Men's Wearhouse initially...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:06 PM
The U.S. Department of Justice has identified and begun targeting a broad conspiracy to fix prices on automobile shipments in and out of Baltimore and other U.S. ports, with a Chilean company recently pleading guilty to violating federal antitrust laws in...